However, Ryder’s revenues for the quarter rose 7 percent year-over-year, driven by higher fuel costs passed through to customers.
Ships carrying up to 9,800 TEUs can now call terminals west of the Bayonne Bridge without worrying about tidal conditions now that U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York and pilot organizations lifted air draft restrictions.
American Shipper has launched a short survey to collect feedback on how the industry expects to be affected by the new ocean carrier alliances that launched at the beginning of the month.
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The third-busiest port complex in North America has spent billions raising the Bayonne Bridge and dredging New York harbor in preparation for larger containerships.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Mario Cordero will be appointed executive director of the Port of Long Beach, where he served as a harbor commissioner from 2003 to 2011.
Exports from China increased 16.4 percent from the previous year in March, while imports grew 20.3 percent, reversing a rare trade deficit in February, according to recent data from the country’s General Administration of Customs.